Cook a three-bird roast

Skip the standard turkey and dreaded dryness with an impressive roast fit for royalty this Christmas. The same turkey can get repetitive, so learn how to cook a three-bird roast…

Christmas salad

Festive feasting is certainly a joy but the time will come to take a break from the indulgence. Philippa Davis’ Christmas salad makes a delicious light lunch, and will helpfully…

Best Christmas cheeseboard

No festive feast is complete without a positively groaning cheeseboard. And while British cheese has formerly been the poor relation of its continental cousins, there is now an enormous variety…

Log from the black forest

If you are among figgy pudding nay-sayers this Christmas, don’t let them go hungry. Philippa Davis’ log from the black forest is a traditional chocolate yule log with a black…